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Architecture and Urban Design

Chalmers University of Technology

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
18348 EUR/year
Free
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About

The field of Architecture and Urban Design is closely linked to some of today’s most pressing societal, environmental and cultural challenges. It encompasses a wide range of capabilities, from design and technology to critical thinking. This programme is offered at the Chalmers University of Technology.

Overview

The Master’s Programme in Architecture and Urban Design of Chalmers University of Technology provides the skills and knowledge needed to practice professionally. The programme emphasises a research-oriented approach in order to anticipate future challenges for architects and urban designers. Its profile is design-led and practical, as well as academic and theoretical.

A majority of the coursework is project-based and it takes place in design studios led by experienced architects and researchers. These studios function as lab environments that target current specializations within the field. Studios are supplemented with course modules that focus on history and theory, design and technology, as well as leadership and professional practice.

The Department of Architecture at Chalmers houses an excellent infrastructure in the form of studio spaces, an architecture library, model workshops and digital fabrication, a robot lab and several research groups and centres. A national and international network is provided through collaborations and partnerships with external practitioners, researchers, stakeholders and industry.

Career:

A master’s degree in architecture and urban design offers a wide range of career opportunities, from practice to research. Graduates work in architecture and urban design offices, city planning offices and governmental bodies. The field of work is highly international and graduates often find employment in leading offices in Sweden as well as abroad. Additionally, a master’s degree in Architecture and Urban Design is an excellent foundation for PhD studies at Chalmers and worldwide. An increasing number of students pursue this option.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable development and the design professions
  • Matter, space, structure
  • Architecture and urban space design 
  • Future visions for healthcare, housing and work 3: Healthcare architecture
  • Material and detail
  • Matter, space, structure 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
62

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An applicant must either have a Bachelor's degree in Science/Engineering/Technology/Architecture or be enrolled in his/her last year of studies leading to such a degree. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18348 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18348 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • 190 000 SEK/ academic year;

Funding

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